Turtle Creek 2 Sewer Project Update

By: Sheila Craig, Southern Community Facilitator, January 2, 2018 Turtle Creek 2 is an area west of the City of Austin, comprised of 41 homes. They received a Technical Assistance Grant in 2013 to study the area and obtain a Community Assessment Report. After learning about the various options to receive new sewage treatment, the […]

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Turtle Creek 1 Project Completed

By: Sheila Craig, Southern Community Facilitator, January 2, 2018 Construction began in September, 2015 on new sewer (and water) lines to service 27 homes and 1 church west of the City of Austin along Turtle Creek. The area was originally part of Austin Township and was annexed to the City of Austin, January 1, 2014. […]

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Sunset Bay Newest Oronoco Township Project

By: Sheila Craig, Southern Community Facilitator, January 2, 2018 Oronoco Township is a believer in clean water and making sure that no wastewater problems continue in the Zumbro River and Lake Zumbro that are part of their township. They are now supporting their third sewer project for an area called Sunset Bay. Sunset Bay with […]

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Ryan’s Bay Just Beginning

By: Sheila Craig, Southern Community Facilitator, January 2, 2018 Zumbro Township, Wabasha County, will be supporting their first sewer project. Located just next door to Sunset Bay, but in a different Township and a different County, the Ryan’s Bay project will include 83 residential properties. Also located on Lake Zumbro, the area has very small […]

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Dresbach New Sewer Challenges Continue

By: Sheila Craig, Southern Community Facilitator, January 2, 2018 Many, many options have been considered for new sewage treatment by this 78 home and business Subordinate Service District (SSD). The latest attempt to move the project forward has been the selection of a new engineer through a RFP process. WENCK has been selected and is […]

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Randolph Awarded $60,000 Technical Assistance Grant

By: Hailey Gorman, Northern Community Facilitator, December 28th 2017 The City of Randolph, located in Southern Dakota County near Lake Byllesby, has been exploring various sewer system options since 2015. Their search for the best wastewater solution continues in having received a $60,000 Technical Assistance Grant from the Public Facilities Authority in November 2017. With […]

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Progress Continues: West Jefferson Sewer Pipe Project

By: Hailey Gorman, Northern Community Facilitator, January 9th, 2018 A total of 122 properties surrounding West Jefferson Lake have petitioned for their inclusion in a sewer pipe that will run alongside the lake, and to the City of Cleveland’s Wastewater Treatment Plant. Plans surrounding the sewage pipe began in 2015 when CRWP approached the Le […]

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Wastewater Advancements Being Made in Cedar Lake

By: Hailey Gorman, Northern Community Facilitator  January 9th, 2018 In the summer of 2017, a handful of Cedar Lake residents approached CRWP for assistance in exploring sewer options. Cedar Lake is an impaired water located in the Southwest corner of Rice County. Rice County has partnered with CRWP before, in creating a successful wastewater project […]

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Cedar Beach Sewage Treatment Completed

By Sheila Craig, Southern Community Facilitator, January 2, 2018 Construction of a 23-home shared cluster treatment system for residents of Cedar Beach became operational the end of 2016.  During 2017 the landscaping was completed, kinks worked out of the system to mitigate noise and smell issues with the Certification of Final Project Completion and Acceptance […]

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Downstream Film Festival Coming Up Wednesday, Feb. 21, 7:00 pm

   Cannon River Watershed Partnership proudly presents the  Downstream Environmental Film Festival 7:00 p.m., February 21st, 2018. Imminent Brewing Company, 519 Division Street South, Unit 2,  Northfield, Minnesota   We’ll be featuring short films (under 30 minutes)—including documentaries, animation, narrative, and experimental—that have the potential to inform, inspire, challenge, and awaken audiences to the environmental […]

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